Thursday, May 17, 2007

 

CALL FOR ESSAYS: IFPRI 2020 Writing Contest

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is pleased to announce a writing contest for youth. We invite you to present your views on how to arrive at a world where no one lives in poverty and hunger.

To participate, you must be between 14 and 18 years old.
Deadline for submissions (typed and in English only): August 1, 2007
Length: 2,000 words maximum

Use your writing skills to write an essay, short story, poem, open letter to a national leader, short play, or other text on How we can make poverty and hunger problems of the past in all nations across the globe.

Prizes: First prize is US$ 500, plus a booklet in which your essay will be published with other high-quality contributions. Runner up prizes are US$ 250, plus a booklet in which your essay will be published. The booklet will be posted on IFPRI's website. The essays from the last contest are available at http://www.ifpri.org/pubs/books/oc45.htm.

For additional guidelines and details, please visit our website: http://www.ifpri.org/2020chinaconference/chconfcontest.asp

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